Bill T. Jones

The dancer, the singer, the cellist ... and a moment of creative magic

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Legendary dance choreographer Bill T. Jones and TED Fellows Joshua Roman and Somi didn't know exactly what was going to happen when they took the stage at TED2015. They just knew they wanted to offer the audience an opportunity to witness creative collaboration in action. The result: An improvised piece they call "The Red Circle and the Blue Curtain," so extraordinary it had to be shared ...

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Bill T. Jones · Director/choreographer, dancer

With his artistry and creativity, Bill T. Jones has inspired a generation of dancers, choreographers — and audiences.

With his artistry and creativity, Bill T. Jones has inspired a generation of dancers, choreographers — and audiences.

Joshua Roman · Cellist

Joshua Roman, a TED Fellow, is an independent-minded cellist.

Joshua Roman, a TED Fellow, is an independent-minded cellist.

Somi · Vocalist, composer and culturist

With her lustrous voice and wide-ranging musical curiosity, Somi spins elegant vocal jazz from African legacies.

With her lustrous voice and wide-ranging musical curiosity, Somi spins elegant vocal jazz from African legacies.